“I believe in Jesus, so God has called me already righteous. It’s the work of the cross. It’s not work that I make. Work I make is worthless work.” – a PNG believer at our center I (Karissa) had the opportunity to meet with some PNG citizens who have recently gone through the chronological Bible […]
If Life is a Highway…Then missionary life is the Highlands Highway We arrived back home and immediately flopped onto the couch and didn’t move for several hours. We all were exhausted! From what? A “simple” four-hour roadtrip. I should explain. Earlier this month we had the opportunity to go on our first member-care bush trip. We […]
“Mom, I know that I’m supposed to be more excited about giving presents, but I’m kind of more excited about getting them,” Wyck (my ever-honest child) told me one day before Christmas. When I told my sister-in-law about this conversation, she pointed out that Christmas IS about celebrating the greatest gift we’ve ever received- salvation […]
Matt, Karissa, and Ty Long
New Tribes Mission
Tribal Church Planters
Papua New Guinea
We both received Christ at a young age, and became convinced we wanted to be missionaries by high school. Our lives have been impacted by Christ, and we believe God’s heart is for everyone to be saved and have a relationship with Him. There are still many people who have never heard about Christ’s sacrifice for them and have no idea how they can know Him. Our ...